Apple Spas: Five Delicious and Easy-to-Try Recipes


Every year on August 19, the Holy Transfiguration is celebrated. People call it Apple Spas.

Traditionally, Ukrainians cook and consecrate apples in various forms. It is also possible to prepare a delicious recipe in advance with a large choice of dishes, writes HB.


The most popular dish is charlotka. You can turn the basic recipe for charlottes into tea.


– 4 large apples;

– 4 cold chicken eggs;

– 1.5 cups / 240 g of flour;

– 1.5 glasses/ 270 g of cane sugar;

– 1 sachet of baking powder;

– 1 sachet of vanilla sugar ;

– 80 ml of boiling water;

– 2 tablespoons of lukewarm oil.


1. Turn the oven on to 180°C. Grease a baking dish with hot oil.

2. Cut the apple into thick slices, removing the core. Place a ball in the bottom of the moulds.

3. Beat the cold eggs with the sugar, vanilla and a pinch of salt on high speed until light and fluffy (about 10 minutes). Add flour and baking powder, mix well. Pour boiling water and stir again.

4. Roll the dough over the apple, roll the second apple ball over the thin dough. Do not mix so that the dough does not come out wet. Spread butter on top so that there is some fat, yak u keksah.

5. Bake 45 min., the last 10 min. it is possible with the air conditioning if you like crispy. I’m going in these 10 min. lightly dust pie with sugar for a caramel crust.


The most popular apple dish is charlotte

Apple pie

One of the easiest options – bulk pie. Dlya nigo does not need to mix the dough.


– 130 g of wheat flour;

– 150 g of sugar;

– 160 g of semolina;

– 7 g of baking powder;

– ½ teaspoon of lids;

– 120 g of butter;

– 7 apples.


1. Combine flour, manku, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon in a bowl.

2. Peel the apple and grate it on a coarse grater.

3. Put parchment paper on the bottom of the baking dish and grease it with butter.

4. Pour the dry mixture on the bottom into a not thick ball and level it. Then put the grated apple on it and flatten it as well.

5. Next, alternate the patterns so that the last one is dry. Usually it turns out three dry and two apples.

6. Grate the butter on top.

7. Preheat the oven to 180°C and bake the pie for 40-45 minutes. The crust should be reddish.


One of the most popular options - bulk pie

One of the most popular options – bulk pie

Apple cake

Apple pie is a traditional Ukrainian dish that has been around for many years. That’s why you can taste the apple pie recipe Lizzy Glinska.


– 200 g grated apple (2 apples);

– 80 g of coconut oil (4 tablespoons);

– 8 g of baking powder (1.5 teaspoons);

– 200 g of flour (1.25 tbsp);

– 40 g of sugar (1.5 tbsp. l. ghirkoyu);

– 1−2 g of powder and bark (pinch);


1. Peel the apple and rub it on a fine grater.

2. Mix grated apples with sugar and melted coconut oil.

3. Mix flour with baking powder and baking powder.

4. Combine dry mix and apple mass, mix until smooth.

5. Put the dough between two sheets of parchment paper and smooth it with a rolling pin into a layer a few mm thick.

6. Leave a layer of parchment in the freezer for six months to a year.

7. Remove the parchment from the frozen dough and cut it into squares, rectangles or any other shape.

8. Place on parchment paper and bake in a preheated oven at 175°C for 15-18 minutes.

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His jam apple jam

You can prepare jam or jam for sweet breakfasts. gastroenterologist Tetiana Litvinova rozpovila, yak prepares a universal apple filling for any vipichki.


– 3 kg of apple;

– 1 kg of sugar.


1. Peel the apple from the core, but do not cut the skin, and puree it in a blender.

2. Put the mash in a saucepan and cook for 2 years. To prevent the mash from burning, stir it as often as possible.

3. After a day on the second and third day we boil the jam for 15 minutes. Also, at the last stage of cooking, we add sugar. Bring to a boil and pour into sterilized jars.


Apple fritters look like delicious apple pie

Apple fritters look like delicious apple pie

Apple pancakes

Pancakes for this recipe are reminiscent of the taste of an apple pie. But they will lie in preparation.


– 200 ml of Greek yogurt (3-5%);

– 1 egg;

– 3/4 tablespoon of wheat flour;

– 1 apple;

– 1 tablespoon of sugar;

– 1 teaspoon of baking powder;

– a pinch of salt;

– butter for frying.


1. Mix the yogurt with the egg, sugar, salt, baking powder and flour until you get a thick paste. Rest 15 mins.

2. At this point, thinly slice an apple about 2 mm. Heat the butter in a skillet.

3. Fry the donuts (2 tablespoons of batter each), reduce the heat to medium and put a slice of apple on each donut.

4. Fry for 2-3 minutes, then turn over and fry for another 2 minutes. At this time, the apples will caramelize and add flavor to the dish.

On August 19, Yabluchniy Spas is celebrated. In the church calendar it is marked as a high holy day – the day of the Transfiguration of the Lord God and the Savior of Jesus Christ. That day, Jesus Christ appeared before Christians in divine light, knowing all that would happen to him in the future.


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